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TELEHEALTH CONFERENCE 2011 Speakers

Michael GillMichael Gill Conference Chair and Director, Internet Business Solutions Group, Cisco Systems Inc.

Michael is deeply involved in matters health from two unique perspectives: how connectivity can improve health outcomes and using Internet technologies for chronic care. He is responsible for Australia and New Zealand for Cisco's Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) whose mandate is to generate independent thinking across the sector. Michael brings over 20 years of experience across both public and private sectors. He has worked throughout the South Pacific, United States of America, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, The People's Republic of China and New Zealand.

In recent years Michael has been heavily engaged with innovations in health planning and delivery in Australia, New Zealand and India, in particular. In Health he has developed extensive relationships with a variety of senior health decision makers and provided strategy advice linking architecture and ICT innovation with improved health outcomes at a systemic level. He maintains a strong interest in the use of internet technologies in the areas of general nursing, maternity, aged care and mental health.

Michael is also Chair of the Australian National Consultative Committee on Electronic Health and was chair of the GAP - Australian Centre for Health Research Health Congress held in Parliament House, Victoria.

Michael holds a degree in Statistics and Sociology and post graduate studies from the Australian National University. He lives in Sydney with his wife Chris and two children Daniel and Annika and he loves cycling and surfing.